CPLG Pullman Promotes New MD for Russia & CIS


CPLG Pullman has promoted Anna Artyukhova to the position of managing director for Russia and CIS.

In her new role, Artyukhova will lead the Moscow team in its strategy to drive growth for clients and expand the company’s base of entertainment and classic brands. She will continue to report into Slawomir Ekiert, managing director for CEE and the Nordics at CPLG, who will work with Artyukhova to strategically develop the company’s business in Russia and CIS.

Artyukhova joined Pullman in 2015 as category manager before being promoted to commercial director in 2017. Prior to that, she held roles at Plus Licens and C-Toys Co., a division of the Russian children’s retailer Detsky Mir.

Maarten Weck, executive VP and managing director of CPLG, said: “Anna has played a pivotal role in building our joint venture in Russia and has proved to be a very keen, effective and energetic leader. We are confident that Anna will propel our business to the next level with passion, creativity and drive.”

Artyukhova said: “Under the CPLG Pullman joint venture, we have made significant progress growing our licensor’s properties in Russia and CIS. I look forward in my new role to working with the Moscow team as part of the global CPLG family to propel further growth for our clients and to expand our business in the territory.”